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Anna Copeland

136 Four Oaks Drive Griffin, Georgia 30224 Phone: 678.588.6409 E-Mail:
annajeancopeland@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE
To obtain a Special Education teaching position in an elementary setting

EDUCATION
Georgia College and State University May 2015
Bachelor of Science: Special Education
Presidents List: Fall 2014
Deans List: Fall 2013, Spring 2014

Masters in Education: Instructional Technology Expected


May 2018
Presidents List: Fall 2016

CERTIFICATION
Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators
GACE 581- Special Education General Curriculum Passed Professionally
October 2014
GACE 583- Special Education Adapted Curriculum Passed Professionally
April 2015

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Cowan Road Elementary School- Griffin, Georgia July 2015- Present
1233 Cowan Road, Griffin, Georgia 30223
Teacher- Special Education Inclusion and Resource K-5

Student Teaching Internship July 2014- May 2015


Mattie Wells Elementary School- Macon, Georgia
Assist in two 3rd grade inclusion classes
Attended pre-planning and all TKES, ethics, procedural, and faculty meetings
Developed and taught a two week differentiated unit on pollution and conservation
Collected data for a Functional Behavior Assessment and developed a Behavior Intervention Plan
Attended TKES Orientation and Middle Georgia RESA IEP Writing Class
Trained in GO IEP
Schedule Individualized Education Plan meetings in GO IEP
Utilizes Thinking Maps
Plan and develop a 5-day unit on a service learning experience
Adapt assignments and assessments for students needs
Attend TKES professional development and taking self-assessment data to inform the development of
my professional growth plan
Design and implement a 3-5 day teaching segment in fulfillment of edTPA guidelines
Attend weekly collaboration meetings with both Special Education and General Education teachers
Supervise the car riders one morning per week as they enter the building

Field Placement
Clifton Ridge Middle School- Macon, Georgia January- May 2014
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Assisted in a 6 grade inclusion Math, Social Studies, and English classes
Developed and implemented a three day mini-unit on Multiplication
Attended Individualized Education Plan meetings
Administered two cognitive assessments to determine areas of weakness in one student
Formed positive relationships with parents and students

Gray Elementary School- Gray, Georgia November-


December 2013
Assisted in 1st and 2nd grade inclusion classes
Developed and taught an English lesson on sequencing, using small groups and differentiated
instruction

Putnam County High School- Eatonton, Georgia September-


October 2013
Assisted in 9th and 12th grade English inclusion classes and a 12th grade inclusion math class
Developed and co- taught an English vocabulary lesson

Ridge Road Primary/Elementary School- Sandersville, Georgia August- September


2013
Assisted in a self-contained classroom with grades Kindergarten- 5th grade
Developed and taught a lesson on listening comprehension

WORK EXPERIENCE
Meadowcrest Monograms December 2014
Followed spreadsheets, based on customer orders, for fulfilling orders and shipping
Involved critical thinking skills, paying attention to details, and creativity to monogram orders
Bath & Body Works, Locust Grove, Georgia June 2012- October 2014
Sales Associate
Practiced great communication skills with customers, co-workers, and management
Learned time management skills
Full-time Nanny June- July 2011
Cared for three girls ages 7-9

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Council for Exceptional Children, member August 2013- May 2015
Presented at State Conference on Mnemonic Devices in February 2014
Student Professional Association of GA Educators, member August 2013- May
2015

PROFESSIONAL EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITES


Secretary of Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS) Committee
Member of Relay for Life Committee
Member of AdvancED Committee
COMPUTER SKILLS
Movie Maker
Microsoft Office/ Macintosh proficient
Promethean /SmartBoard/ Mimio
Screen Projector
iPad/ Mac